Monks attributed aphrodisiac properties to certain plants and herbs that they cultivated in their monastery gardens. With these, they created mysterious love potions, the formulas of which were anxiously kept secret. Olivia Bransbourg discovered the original recipes of these love potions in 19th century writings. Together with perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer she brought the recipes back to life, and to the present.
Essence du Sérail is a floral oriental ambery scent.
cloves, orange blossom, jasmine, ylang ylang, peach, sandalwood, vanilla, musk, cinnamon, ambergris, pepper, ginger, saffron, plum, mayflower, heliotrope
Nathalie Feisthauer with Olivia Bransbourg